The Mavericks apparently have a some sort of efficiency rating system they use to gauge players throughout the league. Wednesday evening, coach Avery Johnson declared that Warriors point guard Baron Davis is playing at an MVP level:
"In our rating, he's like No. 2 in the NBA behind LeBron," Johnson said. "That's pretty good company there."
Davis is averaging 22.3 points, 8.1 assists and 4.9 rebounds, while playing nearly 40 minutes a game.
-- Jeff Caplan